Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, March 23, 2013

EVHS BASEBALL: Cyclones score 40 runs in home opener

Throws arms up in the air.

A week removed from what Cyclones’ manager Danny Nobbs called “the worst game I’ve ever coached,” Eastern View opened its Battlefield slate with a 40-0 victory.

“This may be the first time I’ve ever been embarrassed to win a game,” said Nobbs, who has led the Cyclones to four straight Battlefield District finals appearances.

...“We could just do no wrong, and they could do no right,” Nobbs said.

After scoring 14 runs and batting around twice in the first inning, Nobbs said he pulled the majority of his starters in the second with the Cyclones leading, 19-0.

But even with substitutes on the field, last season’s Battlefield runner-up totaled more than 21 hits and racked up 40 runs in just five innings without a single home run.

“We did everything we could to maintain the integrity of the game,” Nobbs said. “We didn’t take extra bases, and we didn’t try to run the score up. It kind of felt like we were doing something wrong even though we weren’t. It was kind of like going into a fight with a guy you’re twice the size of and you know you’re going to pummel.”

Repoz Posted: March 23, 2013 at 11:48 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: high school

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
JPWF13
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogAlex Rodriguez Mocked, Ridiculed On Front Page Of New York Post (Photo) | NESN.com
(16 - 3:17pm, Mar 05)
Last: Monty

NewsblogArbitrator will decide whether Josh Hamilton should enter rehab - ESPN Los Angeles
(53 - 3:15pm, Mar 05)
Last: cercopithecus aethiops

NewsblogBryan Price wants Reds to run like Pete Rose
(28 - 3:15pm, Mar 05)
Last: Mark Armour

NewsblogMoneyball or military: Can you distinguish sabermetrics terms from military acronyms? | FOX Sports
(12 - 3:14pm, Mar 05)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogPictures of New Ballpark Food Items « Ben's Biz Blog
(11 - 3:11pm, Mar 05)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

Newsblog'Boring' Cardinals know how to win
(4 - 3:11pm, Mar 05)
Last: cardsfanboy

Newsblog‘I thought the bat looked slow': Scouts on A-Rod | New York Post
(7 - 3:07pm, Mar 05)
Last: eddieot

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(674 - 2:58pm, Mar 05)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - March 2015
(288 - 2:55pm, Mar 05)
Last: Der-K is at full whelm.

NewsblogThe Economist: Spring forward
(7 - 2:37pm, Mar 05)
Last: dr. scott

NewsblogOTP - March 2015: You’re out, tobacco: Bill would ban products at all California baseball venues
(672 - 2:36pm, Mar 05)
Last: Bitter Mouse

NewsblogMariners' Walker poised to turn potential into production | mariners.com
(1 - 2:29pm, Mar 05)
Last: andrewberg

NewsblogCrane Kenney: Cubs Considered Playing A Season In Milwaukee
(39 - 1:55pm, Mar 05)
Last: Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams)

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(12414 - 1:55pm, Mar 05)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogHow Kevin Long is helping to rebuild Granderson’s swing | New York Post
(14 - 1:54pm, Mar 05)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

Page rendered in 0.1401 seconds
46 querie(s) executed